- Study links skin cancer to one of the most common medications
- New research from The University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Cancer Society has fond a clear connection between skin cancer and antihypertensive medicine containing hydrochlorothiazide.
In a previous study, the researchers demonstrated that the medicine, which is one of the most commonly used drugs for hypertension worldwide, can increase the risk of lip cancer. For the full findings of... ››› more
- [06 December 2017]
- Reduce your risk of aggressive prostate cancer by maintaining a healthy weight
- A beer belly doesn't only affect your self-esteem, but also your odds of developing aggressive prostate cancer. This is according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the United States.
The study also found that if you're 40 years old and obese, you're at double the risk of developing the deadly disease! For the full findings, keep ... ››› more
- [08 November 2017]
- The germs in your mouth can affect your pancreatic cancer risk!
- Findings presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research last year revealed a link between certain mouth germs and a heightened risk of pancreatic cancer.
“We identified two types of bacteria that are associated with a higher risk for pancreatic cancer and have been tied in the past to such diseases as periodontitis, or inflammation of the gums,” explained le... ››› more
- [06 November 2017]
- Here's why prostate cancer patients should be concerned about their cholesterol levels
- Attention all prostate cancer patients! The results of a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention have revealed that when abundant, two types of fat molecules circulating in your blood - cholesterol and triglycerides - can boost your risk of cancer recurrence.
“Our findings suggest that normalization, or even partial normalisation, of serum lipid levels among men with d... ››› more
- [03 November 2017]
- Regional anaesthesia during breast cancer surgery can be beneficial - here's why
- According to a recent study, undergoing regional anaesthesia during breast cancer surgery can lower your levels of inflammation and promote a better immune response.
These breakthrough findings may help improve the outcomes of breast cancer surgery. Read on for the full scoop...
Regional anaesthesia versus general anaesthetic – what’s the difference?
Regional anaesthestia is conducted b... ››› more
- [02 November 2017]
- Four foods all breast cancer patients should include in their diet
- If you're diagnosed with a serious illness like breast cancer, what you put on your plate is probably the last thing on your mind.
It shouldn't be this way though - as Erin Ross, who works with cancer patients at the Cleveland Clinic in the United States, points out, meal planning and eating well is a vital part of your breast cancer treatment plan.
“Eating well has physical, mental, and ... ››› more
- [31 October 2017]
- Cigarettes and e-cigarettes both raise bladder cancer risk, research suggests
- You might think that smoking e-cigarettes is safer than smoking traditional cigarettes, however, research suggests that smoking either type of cigarette puts you at a higher risk for bladder cancer.
“We've known traditional smoking raises bladder cancer risk, and given the surge in popularity of e-cigarettes, it's imperative we uncover any potential links between e-cigarettes and bladder can... ››› more
- [27 October 2017]
- Study reveals surprising link between aggressive prostate cancer and eating red meat
- You have a higher risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer if you consume a lot of ground beef and red meat - especially if it's grilled or well-done. This is according to recent research published in the journal PloS One.
You read right - it turns out artery-clogging red meat contributes to more than heart disease. This is yet another reason to steer clear and opt for lean meats instead.... ››› more
- [26 October 2017]
- How to drastically reduce your risk of deadly prostate cancer over 60
- New research has revealed that men can dramatically reduce their risk of prostate cancer after 60 by simply following healthy habits, such as following a heathy diet, exercising vigorously and not smoking.
According to lead author Stacey Kenfield, up to 50% of lethal prostate cancer cases in the United States would be prevented if all men over 60 adopted five or more healthy habits! Kenfield is... ››› more
- [23 October 2017]
- Three natural ways to reduce your risk of a breast cancer relapse
- If you were diagnosed with breast cancer in the past, there's around a 3% chance it may come back again, according to various studies.
One large-scale published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in 2016 found that your risk for a relapse is highest within the first five years, and especially the first year or two after surgery.
While you'll be under the watchful eye of your doctor after su... ››› more
- [19 October 2017]
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